Skip to main content

Songs and Hymns




Joe Hill (1879–1915) was a Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World.

ARTICLES
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Hill
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-Bone_Slim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_McClintock

JOE HILL LYRICS
http://www.folkarchive.de/hill.html

TRACKS 01-26
Songs and hymns from which Wobbly songwriters took their melodies.

JOE HILL SONGS AND ORIGINAL TITLES

1911
The Preacher And The Slave (In The Sweet Bye And Bye)

1912
Casey Jones (Casey Jones)
Coffee An' (Count Your Blessings)
Everybody's Joinin' It (Everybody's Doin' It)
John Golden and the Lawrence Strike (A Little Talk With Jesus)
The White Slave (Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland)
Where The Fraser River Flows (Where The River Shannon Flows)

1913
Down In The Old Dark Mills (Down By The Old Mill Stream)
Mr. Block (It Looks Like A Big Night Tonight)
Nearer My Job To Thee (Nearer My God To Thee)
The Old Toiler's Message (Silver Threads Among The Gold)
Scissor Bill (Steamboat Bill)
Should I Ever Be A Soldier (Colleen Bawn)
Stung Right (Sunlight, Sunlight)
There Is Power In A Union (There Is Power in the Blood)
The Tramp (Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!)
The Girl Question (Tell Mother I'll Be There)
We Will Sing One Song (My Old Kentucky Home)
What We Want (Rainbow)

1914
It's A Long Way Down To The Soup Line (It's A Long, Long Way To Tipperary)
Ta-Ra-Ra Boom De-Ay (Ta-Ra-Ra Boom De-Ay)

HARRY MCCLINTOCK SONG AND ORIGINAL TITLE
Hallelujah, I'm A Bum (Revive Us Again)

T-BONE SLIM SONGS AND ORIGINAL TITLES
Harvest Land (Beulah Land)
I'm Too Old To Be A Scab (Just Before The Battle, Mother)
I Wanna Free Miss Liberty (My Sunny Tennessee)
The Popular Wobbly (They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me)


Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
PEOPLE ALSO FOUND
Community Audio
382
0
0
Community Audio
500
0
0
Community Audio
4
0
0
Community Audio
17
0
0
Community Audio
103
0
0
Community Audio
69
0
0
Community Audio
223
0
0
Community Audio
64
0
0
Community Audio
14
0
0
Community Audio
155
0
0